Newcastle Falcons v Northampton Saints

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  1. Bullitt

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  3. Bullitt

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    Guinness Premiership Round 9
    Kingston Park
    Friday, November 27th, 2009
    Kick off 8:00pm
    15 Ben Foden
    14 Chris Ashton
    13 Jon Clarke
    12 James Downey
    11 Bruce Reihana
    10 Shane Geraghty
    9 Lee Dickson
    1 Soane Tonga'uiha
    2 Dylan Hartley (capt)
    3 Santiago Bonorino
    4 Courtney Lawes
    5 Juandre Kruger
    6 Phil Dowson
    7 Neil Best
    8 Roger Wilson

    16 Brett Sharman
    17 Regardt Dreyer
    18 Euan Murray
    19 Christian Day
    20 Scott Gray
    21 Alan Dickens
    22 Stephen Myler
    23 Joe Ansbro
  4. Bullitt

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    Newcastle Falcons team to face Northampton Saints:

    15 Alex Tait
    14 Charlie Amesbury
    13 Rob Vickerman
    12 Tane Tu'ipulotu
    11 Tom Biggs
    10 Jimmy Gopperth
    9 Micky Young

    1 Jon Golding
    2 Rob Vickers
    3 Carl Hayman (captain)
    4 James Hudson
    5 Mark Sorenson
    6 Tim Swinson
    7 Will Welch
    8 Adam Balding


    16 Alex Walker
    17 Micky Ward
    18 Laurence Ovens
    19 Josh Afu
    20 Ed Williamson
    21 Hall Charlton
    22 Rob Miller
    23 Gcobani Bobo
  5. Bullitt

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    Preview: Newcastle Falcons v Northampton Saints

    Newcastle have won their last three encounters with Northampton, whilst the Saints only victory at Kingston Park in their last six visits since 2001 was 32-13 on 26 March 2006.
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    Newcastle Falcons have now recorded three successive victories in the Guinness Premiership, against Bath, Worcester and London Irish. The Falcons only win in the Premiership at Kingston Park this season came last time out, 14-3, against Worcester.

    Northampton Saints have won their last three matches in all competitions since their 15-29 defeat at Leicester in the Guinness Premiership on 31 October. The Saints only away victory in the Premiership this campaign came at Gloucester on 19 September.

    Referee: Greg Garner (5th Premiership game)
  6. Bullitt

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    Shane Geraghty makes a tap penalty and puts Ashton in the corner while Newcastle go to sleep after 5 minutes.

  7. Bullitt

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    Conversion missed, still 0-5

  8. Bullitt

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    Newcastle pen, Gopperth has a chance to pull back 3 points; Got it

  9. Bullitt

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    Saints penalty;

    Geraghty gets it


    18 minutes gone.
  10. Bullitt

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    Roger Wilson doesn't know where the gate is and Newcastle win a penalty from 40m out;

    Gopperth lines it up.... Pulls it to the left

    Score still 3-8
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    Long period of pressure likely to put Newcastle over soon....
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    Tom Biggs goes over in the corner, 8-8 with the conversion to come.

    Gopperth goes for it from wide; He slips and hit's the crossbar. Missed

    Still 8-8
  13. bristol-iain

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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Teh Mite @ Nov 27 2009, 08:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    Bet he's kicking himself.

    He'd probably miss that too :lol:
  14. Bullitt

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    Saints go back 60m with ball thanks to a series of errors.
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    Danny Williams shows his rugby league pedigree and runs straight into his opposite number before knocking on...
  16. Bullitt

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    HT 8-8
  17. bristol-iain

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    Ashton scores his second and it's converted

  18. Bullitt

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    Murray is doing a number on Heyman & co.
  19. Bullitt

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    Geraghty penalty, 8-21
  20. Bullitt

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    Falcon stretchered off. Dunno who.
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    Ashton scores a hat-trick. 8-26

    Geraghty gets the conversion from the touchline: 8-28 Final score
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